Tuition discounts could hurt private colleges amid pandemic, Fitch says

Tuition discounts could hurt private colleges amid pandemic, Fitch says

Dive Brief: Enrollment could fall 5% to 20% across the higher education sector this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from Fitch Ratings.  Private colleges, in particular, could feel the burn as they tend to rely more heavily on tuition and fee revenue than public institutions, the report notes. While […]
Study shows declines in new kindergartners’ math skills

Study shows declines in new kindergartners’ math skills

Dive Brief: Between 2010 and 2017, there was a decline in new kindergartners’ academic skills, particularly in math — a finding that could be linked to the impact of the 2007-2008 recession, according to the authors of a new study published in the journal Educational...
Racially homogenous classes partner to develop empathy

Racially homogenous classes partner to develop empathy

Dive Brief: An all-black class in urban Memphis, Tennessee, partnered with an all-white class in a rural part of New Jersey so students from different races and cultures could get to know each other and become friends, Melissa Collins, the 2nd grade teacher who...